KAUNAS PHOTO 2019 “Digital-Virtual-Real” opening day

On September 5, 2019, KAUNAS PHOTO festival kicked-off with “Digital-Virtual-Real” thematic exhibition openings.

At 5 pm the exhibition was opened in the Museum of Lithuanian Education History. The works of 2 artists are showcased in the Museum:

Diogo Maya (Portugal) “Signs of Life”
Henrik Kam (USA) “Mandalas for Planet Earth”

At 6 pm the exhibition was inaugurated at M. Žilinskas Art Gallery. The Gallery hosts the largest part of the program, featuring 10 international photographers and artists:

Hannes Wiedemann (Germany) “Grinders”
Irina Popova (Russia / The Netherlands) “The Incomplete Princess Book”
Michele Borzoni (Italy) “Workforce. Call Centers + Logistic Centers”
Travis Hodges (UK) “The Quantified Self”
Larson & Shindelman (USA) “Geolocation: #Gratitude”
Heinrich Holtgreve (Germany) “Internet as a place”
Damien Berney (Switzerland) “Scrolldown”
Dávid Biró (Hungary) “Front End”
Elizabeth Claffey (USA) “The Ordinary and the Domestic”
Nigel Dickinson (UK) “China Big Brother”

The day culminated with KAUNAS PHOTO NIGHT at 10 pm in the summer terrace “Laukas”, where projections of photographs were shown and artists participating in the festival talked about their work. 8 international artists visiting the festival presented their works: Agata Wieczorek (Poland), Paulo Simão (Portugal), Kai Löffelbein (Germany), Marko Zink (Austria), Maxime Matthys (Belgium), John Angerson (UK), Irina Popova (Russia / The Netherlands), Diogo Maia (Portugal).

The night concluded with an intriguing live-coding performance. Guoda Kaminskė and Andrius Palivonas shared their musical experiments and hypnotizing visuals accompanied by an electric guitar.

The festival’s opening events resumed the following day with portfolio reviews and “KAUNAS PHOTO STAR 2019 Finalists” exhibition openings across 5 venues in Kaunas old town. The route finished at Kaunas photography gallery with the announcement of the Winner of KAUNAS PHOTO STAR Award.

KAUNAS PHOTO’19 exhibitions can be visited from September 5 to October 6. Outdoor exhibitions are on display until October 31.




KAUNAS PHOTO festival 10-11 | Guided tour & Artist talk

On 11th of October, KAUNAS PHOTO festival invited to guided tour at M. Žilinskas Art Gallery. Photographer Evžen Sobek (Czech Republic) presented his work “Home Sweet Home”.

 




Kaunas Photo 2018| Farewell guided tour to KAUNAS PHOTO exhibitions

6 pm – Farewell guided tour to KAUNAS PHOTO exhibitions at M. Žilinskas Art Gallery, M. K. Čiurlionis National Museum of Art (Nepriklausomybės sq. 12) in presence of Evžen Sobek (Czech Republic).




KAUNAS PHOTO festival 10-04 | Guided tour & Artist talk

On 4th of October Poike Stomps (Netherlands) gave an artist talk at Vytautas Magnus University. Later KAUNAS PHOTO festival invited to M. Žilinskas Art Gallery, National M. K. Čiurlionis Museum of Art. Photographer Poike Stomps (Netherland) presented his photo series “Crossing Europe” and the profesor of the history subject Liudas Mažylis made the research of Ignas Šeinius photography of the exhibition “Šeinius + Scheynius”.

 




KAUNAS PHOTO festival 09 26-27 | Guided tours & Artist talks

On 26 and 27 of September KAUNAS PHOTO festival invited to the artist talks.

On 26th of September, at Kaunas city council Vincas Kudirka public library, department of youth music and art photographer Andrej Vasilenko (Lithuania) presented “This is Vilnius”.

On 27th of September, at M. Žilinskas Art Gallery, M. K. Čiurlionis National Museum of Art photographer Tadas Kazakevičius (Lithuania) presented “Soon to be Gone” and Mindaugas Kavaliauskas the director of the festival invited to the guided tour.

 




Kaunas Photo 2018 | Guided tour to KAUNAS PHOTO exhibitions

6 pm Guided tour to KAUNAS PHOTO exhibitions. M. Žilinskas Art Gallery, M. K. Čiurlionis National Museum of Art (Nepriklausomybės sq. 12) in presence of professor Liudas Mažylis sharing insights on life and photography of Ignas Šeinius.




KAUNAS PHOTO festival 09-13 | Guided tour & Artist talk by Vladimir Antaki (France/Canada)

On 13th of September KAUNAS PHOTO festival invited to the guided tour at M. Žilinskas Art Gallery, M. K. Čiurlionis National Museum of Art (Nepriklausomybės sq. 12). Later photographer Vladimir Antaki (France/Canada) presented his work “Family Portrait” and continued at Volfas Engelman Studio during KAUNAS PHOTO NIGHT.

 




KAUNAS PHOTO festival 09-11 | Guided tour at the M. Žilinskas Art Gallery

On 11th of September, at M. Žilinskas Art Gallery, M. K. Čiurlionis National Museum of Art (Nepriklausomybės sq. 12) Mindaugas Kavaliauskas the director of KAUNAS PHOTO festival presented exhibitions. Exhibitions at M. Žilinskas Art Gallery on display till 13th of October.

 




Kaunas Photo 2018| Guided tour

6 pm Guided tour to KAUNAS PHOTO exhibitions. M. Žilinskas Art Gallery, M. K. Čiurlionis National Museum of Art (Nepriklausomybės sq. 12) in presence of Vladimir Antaki (France/Canada).




Kaunas Photo 2018| Guided tour at exhibition “Comfort Zone”

On 11th of September, at 6pm, at M. Žilinskas Art Gallery, M. K. Čiurlionis National Museum of Art, Nepriklausomybės sq. 12, KAUNAS PHOTO festival invites to the guided tour at the exhibition “Comfort zone”: Haley Morris-Cafiero (USA) “Wait Watchers”, Vladimir Antaki (France/Canada) “Family Portrait”, Lasse Lecklin (Finland) “The Most Beautiful Nuclear Power Plants in Europe”, Tadas Kazakevičius (Lithuania) “Soon to be Gone”, Florian Müller (Germany) “Hashtags Unplugged”.

Exhibition on display till 13th of October.